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Schoharie County man accused of pulling foster child's teeth with pliers

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State police arrested a Gallupville man on felony assault charges after he allegedly used pliers to remove three permanent teeth from the mouth of a mentally handicapped 8-year-old foster child under his care. Steven D. Walker, 34, was arraigned on two counts of assault, along with two misdemeanor counts of endangering the welfare of a child, in Richmondville Town Court and sent to the Schoharie County jail in lieu of bail. Investigators said the child ...

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November 22, 2013
5:58 p.m.

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There is no punishment in the world that can give this guy what he deserves. If he doesn't go to prison - then the system is dead.

November 23, 2013
1:21 p.m.

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What in the....?

November 23, 2013
2:40 p.m.

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Gee, if the girl was in foster care, I'm sure social services would have covered any needed dental care, it would not have cost Walker anything. w-t-f is wrong with Walker? agree w/ "safny" on this.

November 23, 2013
7:35 p.m.

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How totally cruel and stupid. These are human beings, they may be disabled but they still have feelings.